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Death in the Marsh

By: Tom Harris(Author)

Island Press

Paperback | Oct 1991 | #16162 | ISBN: 1559630698
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Selenium, essential in microscopic doses, can be deadly in larger amounts. Death in the Marsh explains how federal irrigation projects have altered selenium's circulation in the environment, allowing it to accumulate in marshes, killing ecosystems and wildlife, and causing deformities in some animals.


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